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Long-toothed wooden comb

Long-toothed wooden comb

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Combs
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Rectangular nine carat gold-plated metal cigarette case engraved with 'SMITHY OLD SON WE MADE IT. CHARLES'

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Charles Kingsford-Smith collection
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Cigarette cases
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Sir Charles E. Kingsford Smith
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1920
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Keyhole saw

Keyhole saw

George Henry Taylor collection
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Keyhole saws
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England
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nellie Mark
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sadie Williams
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Rose Bay, Sydney. N.S.W. Showing 'Kambala' C of E Girls' School

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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Black and white photograph  - Mr and Mrs Adelmann at Namatanai in 1908.

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Dieter Kohl collection
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Photographs
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1834-1934 matchbox holder souvenir of the Melbourne and Victorian Centenary celebrations

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Reverend John Grosse collection
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Matchbox holders
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reverend John Grosse
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1834
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Origin of Murray Darling II

Origin of Murray Darling II

Vincent Serico collection
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Paintings
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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Mr Vincent Serico
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1992
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August 9th South African Women's Day

August 9th South African Women's Day

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Mouse sculpture

Mouse sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Kingsly Hall. Potts Point N.S.W.

Kingsly Hall. Potts Point N.S.W.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Convict love token from Josh Smale, 1834

Convict love token from Josh Smale, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Yam Holes Dredge, Beaufort

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Karl H. Aumuller
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1935
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Letter from Olga J Fraser to the principal of Ainslie Public School

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Ainslie Primary School collection no. 2
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Vaucluse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Olga J. Fraser
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1963
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He'll be home soon, sick and wounded - GIVE HIM A HELPING HAND

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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A Greeting From Melbourne - View From Botanical Gardens

A Greeting From Melbourne - View From Botanical Gardens

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Sepia photograph of 3 men standing near a cart, and one man lying on the ground near a kettle

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Woodenbong, New South Wales, Australia
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Daniel Bundock
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Pass issued by The National Press Club Washington, 14/3/1955

Pass issued by The National Press Club Washington, 14/3/1955

Alan Reid collection
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Convict love token from William Pritchard, 1830

Convict love token from William Pritchard, 1830

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Discussion poster No.20 - Fuel and Power plans - October 18, 1948'

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George W Barber collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Office of Education
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1948
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Posing for the Camera, Lake Tyers

Posing for the Camera, Lake Tyers

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Black and white photograph of Francis De Groot cutting ribbon at opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge, 1932

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic prints
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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Aus...
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Francis De Groot
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1932
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Group of Islander people (possibly Fijians) with three Europeans outside a hut

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Fiji
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Book titled 'The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay', 1789.

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Christies Auction collection
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Books
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Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Governor John Stockdale
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1789
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Mask

Mask

Papuan Official collection
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Masks
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Portrait photographs
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Second prize awarded for 'Round Rose Tablecloth' at Euroa Agricultural & Pastoral Society 78th Annual Show

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Euroa, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1963
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Bark painting 'Birth of a Mimi' by Yirawala, mouth of the Liverpool River

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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Two women and a small girl with a hat sitting on a wal with the sea in the distance.

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Thompson Family collection
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Photographs
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Scenes - Australian Coast

Scenes - Australian Coast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Australia
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Mr Herbert Beecroft
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School report

School report

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Reports
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A bit of Mosman

A bit of Mosman

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Chart of the Murray River from Wentworth to above Danger Island

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Trevor Reed collection
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Navigational charts
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Wentworth, New South Wales, Australia
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1885
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Wood stick frayed both ends

Wood stick frayed both ends

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Paintbrushes
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The Strike, 1909 in Broken Hill

The Strike, 1909 in Broken Hill

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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NSW Police
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1909
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wani'yun
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Herbert Keys collection
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Boomerangs
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'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

'Warla' by Billy Thomas, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Paintings
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Wangkatjungka, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Thomas
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2008
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Postcard featuring a pen and ink printed drawing showing the silhouette of Big Ben and an Australian soldier arm in arm with three women on each side

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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London, England
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1917
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The murmuring surges of the sea

The murmuring surges of the sea

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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W Lister-Lister
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Jungle Gym presented to Ainslie Primary School by Prime Minister James Scullin in 1930

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Ainslie Primary School Collection no 1
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Recreational equipment
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Jungle Gym Inc
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1923
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Film negative - A pioneer, Mr Thomson, the furthest-out settler north of Oodnadatta, South Australia, with un-named girl, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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A part of the Polish second line in the Moselle Area, flooded by the Germans, who blew up the dams before they left

A part of the Polish second line in the Moselle Area, floode...

Andrzej Jedrzejowski collection
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Photographs
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Queen Elizabeth Park, Mt Gambier, SA, showing rowan tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II, Feb 1954

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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1954
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Small metal frying pan

Small metal frying pan

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Frying pans
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Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Light fawn felt high-crowned top hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Top hats
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Pair of gold-coloured metal cufflinks bearing the Holden lion logo

Pair of gold-coloured metal cufflinks bearing the Holden lio...

Jack Heenan collection
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Cufflinks
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GM Holden Ltd
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1956
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Small, clear glass juicer with rectangular holes

Small, clear glass juicer with rectangular holes

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Juicers
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Bark painting

Bark painting

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lipundja
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1966
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Play booklet for the play 'Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, or Harlequin and the Magic Horn'

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Everitt and George Family collection
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Booklets
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Postcard titled 'Your old Aunts are very anxious about you' by May Gibbs

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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'Why the emu cannot fly' by  Neville Poulson Japangardi

'Why the emu cannot fly' by Neville Poulson Japangardi

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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Courtroom sketch 'Michael and Lindy Chamberlain in court...' by Veronica O'Leary dated 6 October 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Envelope containing Flory's hair

Envelope containing Flory's hair

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Orara at Jetty, Byron Bay

Orara at Jetty, Byron Bay

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Helen Holmes, the heroine of the new super-serial 'The Girl and the Game'

Helen Holmes, the heroine of the new super-serial 'The Girl ...

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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